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Financialisation, Neoliberalism and Economic Crises in the Advanced Economies

June 11, 2019 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, FINANCE & BANKING, Governance & RegulationComments (0)

By Dr Kalim Siddiqui Financialised capitalism emerged in the advanced economies during the last four decades. It has opened wider avenues to wealth formation and speculation, as well as caused the recent financial crises and the rising levels of income inequality. In this article, the author discusses the impact of financialisation and neoliberalism on the

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To master Forex, become a student first

June 1, 2019 • FINANCE & BANKING, Global Capital Markets, Personal FinanceComments (0)

Most people want to know the secret to ever-lasting success in trading. The answer might not be the same but all the answers have one ingredient in common. Smart people may have solved the puzzle. It is to become humble before you can start making a profit.

Lessons from Ellen MacArthur and the Circular Economy on How Leaders can Build and Sustain Transformation?

May 28, 2019 • EMERGING TRENDS, Editor’s Choice, Climate Change & Society, Responsible FinanceComments (0)

By Peter Hopkinson and William S. Harvey The growth of interest in the circular economy has been meteoric with new initiatives emerging weekly. A key figure in this movement has been Dame Ellen MacArthur, a renowned and iconic round the world yachtswoman. In

Turning Vicious Cycle to Virtues of Islamic Banking

May 27, 2019 • FINANCE & BANKING, Banking Innovation, Responsible FinanceComments (0)

By Vita Arumsari and Yunice Karina Tumewang For a country like Indonesia that has the largest Muslim population in the world, Islamic banking is moving in slow progress – with only less than 6% contribution on the country’s total national banking

Waqf, Some Notes for its Revitalisation

May 26, 2019 • FINANCE & BANKING, Climate Change & Society, Responsible FinanceComments (0)

By Ebi Junaidi and Khaled Abulfateh A waqf is an inalienable charitable endowment under Islamic law, which typically involves donating a building, plot of land or other assets for Muslim religious or charitable purposes with no intention of reclaiming the

5 advantages to getting benefit loans

May 25, 2019 • Personal FinanceComments (0)

Life can get expensive sometimes. As well as regular spending on essentials like food, phone, gas and electricity, plus clothes, transportation and things like a TV license there are events like birthdays, Christmas and a holiday to pay for. Getting by week

12 month after US sports betting was legalized, what have we learnt?


It’s been almost 12 months to the day since the U.S. sports betting industry received the biggest possible shot in the arm from the Supreme Court. On May 14, 2018, the Supreme Court ruled against the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992

The Philippines Emerges as New Bitcoin Hub

May 8, 2019 • Asia - Pacific, Banking Innovation, On Duterte and the PhilippinesComments (0)

Major Philippines bank Union Bank launches cash-crypto ATM — Cointelegraph (@Cointelegraph) 11 February 2019 Bitcoin has been welcomed as a completely new concept in financial transactions as well as investment and trading, but it

Currency Exchange Tips On How to Exchange Currency on Holiday

May 7, 2019 • CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, Personal FinanceComments (0)

By Justin Rampono   Your bags are packed, and now you’re ready to go. You’ve finally headed off that plane for a holiday. But there’s one thing left for you to do: have enough foreign currency in that country that you are going to. You are still

Why Beginners Should Not Try Shorting a Stock

May 1, 2019 • FINANCE & BANKING, Global Capital MarketsComments (0)

There’s a lot of potential cash to be made in the world of stocks and shares, and especially for those who specialise in shorting stock. The idea of making big profits in a short time, without having to put in hours of hard manual work or actually do